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A startup that scrapes the web just raised money from Visa's former CEO in a sign of the growing importance of the $2 billion industry

A startup that scrapes the web just raised money from Visa's former CEO in a sign of the growing importance of the $2 billion industry

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Alternative data startup Thinknum raised $12 million in a series A round from investors including Green Visor Capital, which counts ex-Visa CEO Joe Saunders as a...
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Disney Completes Its $71 Billion Buy Of Fox Entertainment Assets

Disney Completes Its $71 Billion Buy Of Fox Entertainment Assets

1 hour ago   |   CBS

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof.
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State AGs put tech giants on notice: 'Something must be done with these companies. they have become too big'

State AGs put tech giants on notice: 'Something must be done with these companies. they have become too big'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The attorney general for Louisiana, Jeff Landry, has described a growing unease among US attorneys general about the power of tech companies like Google, Facebook, and...
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Serena Williams Bumble, Grab Hooi Ling Tan, Facebook Ads: Broadsheet March 20

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! The hottest market in telemedicine is women in menopause, Glossier hits unicorn status, and news on a pair of female investors dedicated to...
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Director Kim Nguyen tackles financial ‘madness' in ‘The Hummingbird Project'

2 hours ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - As Quebec filmmaker Kim Nguyen tells it, “The Hummingbird Project” is about moving heaven and earth to save a fraction of a second. The financial thriller revolves...
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EU Fines Google 1.49 Billion Euros for Abusing Its Dominance in Online Ads

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. The EU's competition commissioner, Margrethe...
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Clyburn: Trump and his family are 'greatest threats to democracy of my lifetime'

Clyburn: Trump and his family are 'greatest threats to democracy of my lifetime'

3 hours ago   |   Politico

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn invoked the regime of Adolf Hitler to warn about the presidency of Donald Trump, urging Congress to push back on a president who he said he...
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Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By MAE ANDERSON Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one...
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News Brief: Trump's FAA Pick, Clergy Abuse Suit, Disney-Fox Deal

4 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

Trump picked former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to lead the FAA. West Virginia lawsuit accuses Catholic dioceses of covering up clergy sex abuse. And, Disney...
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A former Tesla investor explains why he thinks Elon Musk is the wrong person to lead the company, why he dumped the stock, and what he's now buying instead

A former Tesla investor explains why he thinks Elon Musk is the wrong person to lead the company, why he dumped the stock, and what he's now buying instead

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla's Feb. 28 announcement that it will close all physical stores was so unexpected that it prompted one registered investment advisor to dump its entire stake in the...
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Google fined $1.69 billion by EU for AdSense antitrust abuses

Google fined $1.69 billion by EU for AdSense antitrust abuses

Google has been fined $1.69 billion by European regulators for abusing its dominant position in search to force third-party sites to favor its ad network. Read more ...

Apple just launched new AirPods with wireless charging and hands-free Siri

Apple just launched new AirPods with wireless charging and hands-free Siri

Apple just launched its second generation AirPods, which offer hands-free Siri support and the option for wireless charging. The new AirPods are powered by Apple's new H1 chip... Read more ...

The first trailer of Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo...

The first trailer of Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt is out, and we can't wait to see more

Here is the first tease of Quentin Tarantino's new movie, "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and someone giving a great... Read more ...

Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Theresa May requests a three month delay to Brexit. The prime minister writes a letter to European Commission President Donald Tusk requesting that Britain's exit from the EU... Read more ...

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape. Read more ...

A cockpit voice recording from doomed Lion Air flight shows pilots scoured...

A cockpit voice recording from doomed Lion Air flight shows pilots scoured the plane's manual to fix its fatal dive, but couldn't find the right procedure in time

The pilots of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 plane which crashed in October 2018 desperately read an emergency handbook in an attempt to find a way to control the plane before... Read more ...

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The... Read more ...

Google hid a reference to one of the oldest cheat codes in video game...

Google hid a reference to one of the oldest cheat codes in video game history on the back of its new Stadia controller

Google announced its new game-streaming platform, Stadia , along with a compatible controller on Tuesday at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. During the presentation, we... Read more ...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and credit advertisers and will remove 'hundreds' of targeting options

Facebook has faced backlash from civil rights groups like the National Fair Housing Alliance and American Civil Liberties Union that its platform allows advertisers to... Read more ...

Google unveils ‘Stadia,' a platform for streaming video games

Google unveils ‘Stadia,' a platform for streaming video games

Google is finally getting into the gaming business - and it's doing it from the cloud. The search giant on Tuesday unveiled Stadia, a Netflix-like streaming platform for video... Read more ...